Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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stone axe
  • United States
  • stone axe, late 1800s–1968
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, wood, leather, feathers, staining
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 45 x 19.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 17 11/16 x 7 5/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3894

The axe has a straight wooden handle and a light colored and roughly hewn stone head. The head is held in place with leather strips. It has leather wrapping at the end of the handle with a feather on the loose end.